Tourism Policy and Planning Implementation: Issues and Challenges
This book critically reviews tourism planning policies and measures their outcomes. It considers both the failures of current policies and successes of implementing tourism policies and planning initiatives. It looks at a range of planning and policies in a variety of countries a... read full description below.
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||Tourism - Planning, Tourism - Government policy
||Industrial Studies: General
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This book critically reviews tourism planning policies and measures their outcomes. It considers both the failures of current policies and successes of implementing tourism policies and planning initiatives. It looks at a range of planning and policies in a variety of countries and at micro and macro levels including: cross-border tourism, planning in mature destinations and regional tourism development. This multidisciplinary volume encourages further insight into the impacts of planning and policy implementation on tourism development now and in the future. Written by leading academics, this will be useful for upper level students, academics and researchers in Tourism, Geography and Development Studies.
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Konstantinos Andriotis is a Professor in Tourism at Middlesex University London and in the past he was Associate Professor and Head of the Hotel and Tourism Management Department, Faculty of Management and Economics at the Cyprus University of Technology. He holds an MSc in International Hospitality Management (University of Strathclyde, 1995), a PhD in Tourism Development and Planning (Bournemouth University, 2000) and a Postdoc in Tourism Marketing (Hellenic Open University, 2006). He edits the International Journal of Tourism Policy and he is regular reviewer for nineteen international journals and member of the Editorial Board of sixteen journals (including the leading tourism journal Annals of Tourism Research). He is author of six books and over 40 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. His work has appeared in leading academic journals such as Annals of Tourism Research, Journal of Travel Research, Tourism Management, and Journal of Sustainable Tourism. He has an h-index of 24 and more than 2,800 citations. He has acted as Chairman and member of the Organising and Scientific Committees of various international conferences and he has given keynote speeches at several conferences. His research interests are in tourism development and planning, alternative forms of tourism and tourism experience. Dimitrios Stylidis is a Senior Lecturer in Tourism at Middlesex University London. Prior to joining Middlesex, Dimitrios worked for two years as a Postdoc Researcher at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. He holds a PhD and an MSc in Tourism Management from the University of Surrey. Dimitrios is the research notes editor of the International Journal of Tourism Policy and a regular reviewer for 20 international tourism and hospitality journals. His work has appeared in leading academic journals including Tourism Management, Annals of Tourism Research, Journal of Travel Research, and Journal of Sustainable Tourism. His current research interests include place image, tourism impacts, and residents' attitudes toward tourism development. Adi Weidenfeld is a Senior Lecturer in International Tourism at the School of Marketing and Management, Coventry University. Adi has worked on his two-year Marie Curie Intra-European postdoctoral Fellowship at Hanken School of Economics, Finland, and completed his PhD in Geography at the University of Exeter after graduating with a Master's in European Property and Development Planning from University College London. His main interests include visitor attraction management, tourism development planning and policies, tourism diversification, tourism innovation, and tourism cross border region.